Quick Case: Asymptomatic case of hodgkin’s lymphoma

Summary

A male patient, age 36, visited me for routine seasonal ailments. He was found to have swelling, large in size, in the submental region. Upon detailed investigations, the patient was found to have Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

Background

The patient had an asymptomatic but noticeable swelling on the front side of his neck. The USG and FNAC performed were inconclusive for the diagnosis. An excision biopsy was then done, keeping in mind the possibility of a thyroglossal cyst. To everyone’s surprise, the biopsy revealed Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

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One Comment

  1. Dr.Pramod Kumar Sharma
    Posted Nov 2013 at 2:40 pm | Permalink

    Interesting article.

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